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A substance used to kill spores, as of bacteria.

spo′ri·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.


(ˌspɔːrɪˈsaɪdəl; ˌspɒ-)
(Chemistry) (of a substance or product) that kills spores
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Mould, sporicidal and pest attrition is a major problem for the domestic cannabis industry in Canada but is an even more serious issue for Canadian companies wishing to export globally.
The use of disposable antimicrobial and sporicidal privacy curtains offers a tool in combating the transmission of multi drug-resistant organisms.
Environmental Protection Agency as a sterilant and is sporicidal, leaves no residue, has fast cycle times, reduced downtime for facilities, is compatible with most materials, and is safe.
(20) PHMGH has shown to be an effective sporicidal at low concentration, killing spores of Gram-positive bacteria at 0.52% (w/ v) in 90 seconds and 0.36% (w/ v) in three minutes.
A cumulative spore killing approach: synergistic sporicidal activity of dilute peracetic acid and ethanoi at low ph against Clostridium difficile and Bacillus subtilis spores.
In addition, there are limitations to several chemical sporicidal agents used to eradicate Bacillus spores, such as formaldehyde and glutaraldehyde which are toxic and require special precaution for use (Kida et al., 2004).
Comparative sporicidal effect of liquid chemical germicides on three medical devices contaminated with spores of Bacillus subtilis.
Efficacy of different cleaning and disinfection methods against Clostridium difficile spores: Importance of physical removal versus sporicidal inactivation.
Disinfectants used for skin antisepsis during blood collection are not sporicidal and might be ineffective in removing C.
canis is the cause, "griseofulvin is the drug of choice," along with a twice-weekly sporicidal shampoo, she said.
Standard quantitative disk carrier test method for determining bactericidal, virucidal, fungicidal, mycobactericidal, and sporicidal activities of liquid chemical germicides.
Joseph, "Inactivation of Bacillus Subtilis spores with pressurized CO2 and influence of O2, N2O and CH2CH2OH on its sporicidal activity," European Journal of Scientific Research, vol.